University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

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Welcome to UConn Nation

Here, we’re Huskies
The University of Connecticut is ranked among the top 25 public universities in the United States. Each year, nearly 24,000 undergraduate students take advantage of a world-class education, built around what interests them, at our main campus in Storrs and our four regional campuses at UConn Avery Point, Hartford, Waterbury, and Stamford. With more than 115 majors spanning 10 schools and colleges, you’ll find the path you’re meant to take—one that leads to your personal growth and success. 

Always pushing what’s possible
From award-winning researchers to premier educators, entrepreneurs, and strategists, UConn’s faculty are prestigious experts from across every field. They’re dedicated to helping you make an impact while working alongside you in the lab, in the classroom, and during their office hours. With the help of our caring and attentive staff and academic advisors, you’ll grow as a person and student during your time at UConn and beyond. 

On, with unstoppable momentum 
At UConn, the percentage of students who live on campus is one of the highest among public universities. Here, you’re bound to forge close relationships with your peers, professors, and advisors. When you live on campus, you have a community of Huskies around you, and you also have access to experiences and opportunities created with you in mind. From Learning Communities and collaborative areas to study rooms and recreational spaces, our campuses are built to accommodate your needs—and with 700 clubs and organizations to choose from, it’s easy to get involved on campus. 

United by pride 
Being a Husky means living the traditions: rubbing Jonathan’s nose for good luck; indulging in One Ton Sundae; and sledding down Horsebarn Hill. At UConn, Huskymania is a real and constant force around campus, whether you’re an eager fan, a casual athlete, or a hardcore competitor. When you have 21 Division I varsity teams and 23 national championships, it comes with the territory.

Become a Husky
Making the decision to apply to the University of Connecticut means you understand the importance of a UConn degree and where it can lead. Every year, we strive to create an incoming class of the highest quality—a diverse student body comprised of intellectually curious, highly motivated, and academically accomplished individuals of strong moral character. Consideration is given to the entire application, including GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT score (if provided; UConn is test-optional through the fall 2023 admission cycle), required essay, extracurricular activities, and optional letters of recommendation. This allows us to gain a full understanding and measurement of an applicant's potential to be a successful UConn Husky. 

Important Application Dates for Fall Semester (including international)

December 1
• Priority first-year application deadline for merit scholarship and honors consideration
• Application deadline for special programs in Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Law
January 15
• Storrs main campus first-year application deadline
February 15
• FAFSA deadline for financial aid eligibility
March 1
• Notification of admission and offers of financial aid begins 
May 1
• Regional campuses application deadline

Connect With UConn Nation

There are many ways to explore life as a future member of our community, whether you’re interested in our prestigious academic programs or curious about the clubs, activities, and volunteer opportunities that will enrich your studies. Explore our engagement opportunities to learn more about UConn Nation at admissions.uconn.edu.

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UConn At a Glance

Type of School: Four-year public university

Number of Students (Storrs main campus): 18,567 undergraduates

Number of Faculty: 1,616 faculty members

Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Average Class Size: 30 students 

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Eight undergraduate degrees, 120 majors, 17 graduate degrees, 92 research and professional practice fields of study, and six professional degree programs (JD, LLM, MD, DMD, PharmD, SJD)

Geographic Diversity: 76% in state, 24% out of state 

Financial Aid: Complete the FAFSA between October 1 and UConn’s on-time deadline of February 15 for maximum aid consideration. Approximately 62% of UConn’s undergraduate students receive gift aid in the form of grants and scholarships; offers typically include various forms of aid, such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. 

Deadlines and Application Fee:
Priority first-year application deadline for merit and honors consideration: December 1
Special programs in Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Law: December 1
Storrs main campus first-year application deadline: January 15
FAFSA deadline for financial aid eligibility: February 15
• Application fee: $80

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